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Lupita Nyong’o: Hollywood Star’s Father Poised To Become Governor In Kenya

Hollywood actress, Lupita Nyong’o is about to see her father, Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o, become a governor in their native Kenya.

While he has not been officially declared winner by Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission, Nyong’o is odds on to win the polls.

Lupita Nyong'o & dad, Peter Nyong'o
HOLLYWOOD, CA – MARCH 02: Actress Lupita Nyong’o, winner of Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (L) and Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o backstage during the Oscars held at Dolby Theatre on March 2, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

The 71-year-old professor holds a healthy lead with 95% of the votes counted.

He had got 261,972 votes, representing 63% of the total votes cast, ahead of closest challenger and incumbent, Jack Ranguma in the Kisumu County governorship election.

The other aspirants, Christine OtienoDavid Wayiera, and Peter Omolo, had just 1% of the votes among them.

 

 

This post first appeared on NET.

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